You've got memberships to the Columbus Zoo, COSI and the Franklin Park Conservatory. Now you're looking for something that will really bounce the kids off the couch and into summer. Here are a few ideas.

THINGS TO DO WHAT:
Fun With Herbs classes
WHERE:
Ohio Herb Education Center, 110 Mill St., Gahanna
DESCRIPTION:
Kids in grades K-8 can enjoy hands-on activities and demonstrations, including making potpourri and sampling herbal potato chips, cookies and iced tea.
COST:
Free
FOR INFO:
Call 614-342-4380 or visit www.OhioHerbCenter.org

WHAT:
Rock climbing
WHERE:
Vertical Adventures, 6295 Busch Blvd., Columbus
DESCRIPTION:
The indoor climbing facility offers an introductory class in which parents can learn to belay their kids. Cost includes a day pass and all necessary equipment.
COST:
$25
FOR INFO:
Visit www.VerticalAdventuresOhio.com

WHAT:
Actors' Theatre
WHERE:
Schiller Park Amphitheatre, German Village
DESCRIPTION:
The Actors' Theatre troupe has been performing free outdoor plays since 1982. This summer's lineup includes a mix of Shakespeare and classics like "Treasure Island," opening on May 27.
COST:
Free
FOR INFO:
Call 614-444-6888 or visit www.TheActorsTheatre.org

WHAT:
Volkssporting
DESCRIPTION:
Volkssporting is a non-competitive, family-friendly sport that people of all ages can enjoy. Clubs map out walking trails in urban and rural settings, ranging from 5K to 10K in length. Events often end with food and entertainment.
COST:
You don't have to join a club to participate, but many request a $3 fee to cover insurance and other costs.
FOR INFO:
Visit www.AVA.org

PLACES TO GO
WHAT:
American Whistle Corporation
WHERE:
6540 Huntley Rd., Worthington
DESCRIPTION:
This is the only factory in the U.S. that manufactures metal whistles. Each hour-long tour is geared toward the interests and ages of the group visiting.
COST:
$4 per person (includes a whistle)
FOR INFO:
Call 800-876-2918 to schedule a tour or visit www.AmericanWhistle.com

WHAT:
Anthony-Thomas Candy Company
WHERE:
1777 Arlingate Ln., West Side
DESCRIPTION:
Every Tuesday and Thursday, you can tour Anthony-Thomas' candy kitchen. In about an hour, you get to see chocolates being made from start to finish.
COST:
Free
FOR INFO:
Call 877-226-3921 to schedule a tour or visit www.Anthony-Thomas.com

WHAT:
Velvet Ice Cream
WHERE:
11324 State Rte. 13, Utica
DESCRIPTION:
From May through October, you can take a half-hour- long tour of the family-owned ice cream plant, then visit the restaurant, museum and gift shop.
COST:
Free
FOR INFO:
Call 800-589-5000 or visit www.VelvetIceCream.com